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The Story of Solutions – Changing the Economic Game

The Story of Solutions – Changing the Economic Game

From Annie Leonard, founder of The Story of Stuff Project, a new video about changing the goal of the economic game from more to better.  The Story of Solutions, released in October 2013, explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting...

Posted in: Profitable, Video

International Day of Peace – September 21

International Day of Peace – September 21

The International Day of Peace, a.k.a. "Peace Day" provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations and nations to create practical acts of peace on a shared date. It was established by a United Nations resolution in 1981 to coincide with the opening of the General...

Posted in: Possible

PeaceMeal – The Spicy Side of Peace

PeaceMeal – The Spicy Side of Peace

In a special edition of Peace Is Sexy, Stephanie Knox Cubon and Hannah Renglich jointly tell us about how they make peace through food. Tell me how you got started. When we met at the United Nations-mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica three years ago, we already...

Posted in: Sexy

Hugo Lara – Cooking Up a Little Sumthin’ Sumthin’

Hugo Lara – Cooking Up a Little Sumthin’ Sumthin’

Tell me how you got started. I got started with A Little Peruvian in January 2012. At first, I was considering organizing culinary travel tours to Peru and I was trying to figure out a way to fund that business; I came up with the idea of having a stand at the Burlington...

Posted in: Sexy

Henry Gifford – Fighting Terrorism with a Caulking Gun

Henry Gifford – Fighting Terrorism with a Caulking Gun

Tell me how you got started. When I was 20 years old, I bought some apartment houses in New York City. But they were expensive, so I was trying to figure out ways to lower the costs. I couldn’t do anything about the mortgage or the taxes and I couldn’t raise the rent. So...

Posted in: Sexy

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